The pioneering spirit of the Event Planet leadership team is fuelled by four principled corporate values; integrity, originality, productivity and dependability.

Our award-winning directors, producers and event managers are recognised as one of Australia’s most creative and innovative event management teams. Collectively, we offer an unrivalled combination of national and international professional event management and live brand experience across a multitude of event types. Together, with the support of a dedicated full-time and in-house team of passionate and motivated individuals, plus our freelance counterparts, we deliver successful events that last long in the memory of our clients and their important guests.

amy merriman

managing director 

Owner and Managing Director, Amy Merriman, has spent over 15 years working at the pinnacle of creative communications in Australia and abroad, and provides clients with a wealth of high-level strategy and delivery experience gained managing and producing major corporate and Government events and complex, multi-stakeholder communications projects across multiple industries.

Amy is passionate about new ideas, creative solutions and the “bring to life” process, as well as maintaining a strong focus on commercialising client vision.

laura sage

events director 

Laura specialises in combining the big picture vision with the fine detail delivery. She is an award-winning and industry renowned Event Producer. Her ability to grasp a complex client brief, transform it into a creative concept and then place it into a structured delivery plan and timeline is exceptional.

Laura oversees all event design and construction processes in the business and offers balanced, professional guidance to the event operations and production team. Laura’s outstanding event management skills were recognised when she was awarded Australian Young Achiever of the Year at the 2012 Australian Event Awards.

monique o’callaghan

event producer 

Monique has a natural flair for event management and actively supports our team on the production of major projects, while also independently managing her own impressive client portfolio. Her ability to provide creative input on design, logistical skills for venues and supplier negotiations and much more, ensures a high quality of service is delivered at all times.

Monique is a talented initiator, which brings great benefits to both our client events and our team operations.

Monique’s accolades include being awarded Australian Young Achiever of the Year at the 2015 Australian Event Awards.

sophie revell

event producer 

Sophie is a talented and creative event producer who brings over 14 years of international corporate event and sponsorship activation experience to the team.

After 7 years in the event industry in Sydney, Sophie then travelled to London to work for M&C Saatchi where she gained valuable global brand experience and had the opportunity to produce an extensive portfolio of events in Europe.

Sophie is a dedicated worker who thrives on surpassing client’s expectations and enjoys transforming a brief into a memorable event.

 

tia maher

event manager

Tia joined Event Planet with 4 years of event management agency experience in Sydney. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Event Management from Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland she now calls Sydney home.

Tia thrives on the thrill of events and the diversity of each day. Her attention to detail, friendly enthusiasm and ability to build great rapport with clients makes her a great asset to our team.

Tia also contributes to the broader Australian Event Industry through her role as Chair of the Professional Development Committee and Committee Member for the NSW Branch for Meetings and Events Australia.

mikaila sparkes

event coordinator

Mikaila joined the team on a full time basis after simultaneously completing her Internship with the company and a Bachelor of Management in Events and Leisure at University of Technology in Sydney. Mikaila is energetic, enthusiastic and committed to establishing her career in the event industry. She is a dedicated worker who takes pride in her communication, time management and organisational skills. 

Mikaila applies a positive, can-do attitude to all of her tasks, enjoys working with new people and has a passion for helping clients turn their ideas into memorable events.

lindsey weissert

digital producer

Lindsey’s experience in the digital and marketing world extends back six years and encompasses publishing, advertising, and in-depth client-focussed initiatives. As the lead Digital Producer of the Event Planet team, she is known to be a driven self-starter, relentlessly organised and fascinated by the joys of technology and online marketing.

Lindsey is a natural born communicator and uses this skill to bridge the gap between technical and creative worlds, manage complex digital initiatives and deliver on client goals.

elizabeth king

communications consultant

Elizabeth brings extensive public relations and marketing expertise to the business. In addition, she provides clients with a wealth of agency experience gained working in Sydney, London and New York, along with a bounty of international and national contacts to assist the design and delivery of client projects.

Elizabeth specialises in the development, implementation and integration of systems to streamline internal and B2B communications and ensures the best quality delivery for our client services.

jane jones

finance manager

Jane has been Event Planet’s Finance Manager for over a decade. She is also responsible for other Jupiter Management Group brands including Jupiter Agency.

Jane gained extensive hospitality and entertainment industry experience after graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics. She has previously worked with Accor, the worldwide hotel group and EntArt, an entertainment industry specialist accounting firm that managed notable show business clients such as The Wiggles, Diesel and Mental As Anything.